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GM David Navara wins 2022 Czech Chess Championship

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GM David Navara wins 2022 Czech Chess Championship

GM David Navara came out as a winner of the Czech Championship 2022. It is the eleventh national title in his distinguished career.

The Czech Championship, a 9-round Swiss tournament with classical time control, took place from 14th to 22nd May 2022 in Ústí nad Labem, located in the north. The event brought together 48 best Czech players, including the rating favourite GM David Navara and the defending Champion GM Vojtech Plat.

GM David Navara in action. Photo credit Milan Nemec.
GM David Navara in action. Photo credit Milan Nemec.

GM David Navara, who is 37 years old, became a GM just before his 17th birthday and has a current rating of 2682.

The final standing of the top ten players.
The final standing of the top ten players.
FM Richard Stalmach. The playing hall. Photo credit Milan Nemec.
FM Richard Stalmach. The playing hall. Photo credit Milan Nemec.

FM Richard Stalmach (pictured below) won a special prize for the best junior player, scoring 5½/9 and finishing 12th.

Game corner

We bring two exciting games from the event.

GM David Navara v Zbynek Hracek

Jakub Stinka v David Navara

The playing hall. Photo credit Milan Nemec,.
The playing hall. Photo credit Milan Nemec.

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